Livin’ the dream

That expression makes me crack up.   Because when I usually hear it- it is said sarcastically… you know- like when you are cleaning up after your baby’s diaper “blow-out”…. or when your kiddos forget their school projects at home and you’ve gotta change around your morning to come to their rescue.   But I […]

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what matters most

Time is an extremely valuable commodity. With every passing day, I am more aware of how precious our time is and how important it is to spend it wisely.  Lately, I have found great joy in spending time with my husband and daughters.  As the girls are getting older, I thoroughly enjoy our shopping excursions, […]

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forever young

Recently, I was reminded that “youth” is all about perspective…

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21 x 2

“There are two things we should give our children; one is roots and the other is wings.”

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these are the days

these are the days of loud music blaring in cars girls belting tunes as if they were the stars these are the days of selfies and laughs dabbling in makeup and perfecting the craft these are the days when emotions run low… and high these are the days that too quickly will pass by I […]

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glory gazin’

we’re glory gazin’ chowing down on Chick-fil-a the sky- our dessert!  Having two teenage daughters is… interesting.  I never quite know what to expect.  One minute they are screaming at each other, the next minute they are hysterically laughing together.  It is an adventure, for sure! The other day, I picked the girls up early […]

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born to fly

You can’t keep a butterfly  down born to fly-  won’t stay  on the ground  flitting and floating  you’d think it was gloating that her post-cocoon freedom  was found!  “Oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest”-  Psalm 55:6 My girls went back to school this past week. […]

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a home-cooked meal

Cooking is something I have never really enjoyed, but eating– that’s a whole different ball game! I love food! And I have gotten much better at meal planning and cooking lately.  But these summer days seem to be even busier for me than the school year. After running around all day, my youngest daughter asked […]

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holding on

My girls aren’t little anymore. Overnight, it seems like the playroom has become a museum- frozen back in a time when the girls pretend played for hours on end with their Barbie dolls.  Doll clothing and toy pieces still litter the floor. There’s a part of me that wants the playroom to stay that way […]

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If you love something, set it free…

Sometimes as a mom, we have to let go of our own dreams for our kids so they can pursue their own passions.   I’m not ashamed to admit that I sometimes live vicariously through my girls. We want for them to experience the same joys we had as children, while at the same time- we […]

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